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Russian Wheat Aphid

Scientific Name
Diuraphis noxia
Scientific Author
(Mordvilko)
Taxonomy
(Hemiptera: Aphididae: Aphidinae: Macrosiphini)

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Diagnostic Notes

Apterae: small, body yellow-green to grey-green, covered in a waxy white powder, spindle shaped, 1.4-2.3 mm in length. The antennae are short, about half the length of the body. Cornicles are pale and very short, as wide as long and rounded, almost inconspicuous.  Cauda is elongate and bifurcate giving the appearance of a double tail.

 

Alatae: pale green abdomen, 1.5-2.0 mm in length. Eyes and distal third of antennae are dark, head and thorax are dark

 

Source: (Blackman & Eastop 2000)

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Author
Graham R
Created
24/02/2006 05:58 AEST
Last Updated
25/11/2011 10:47 AEST
Citation
Graham R (2006) Russian Wheat Aphid (Diuraphis noxia ) Updated on 11/25/2011 10:47:56 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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